AHMC Healthcare

  • Coder I (FT, Days)

    Posted Date 1 month ago(4/19/2019 4:45 PM)
    Location : Location
    US-CA-Monterey Park
  • Overview

    The Coder assigns codes for diagnoses, treatments, and procedures according to the appropriate classification system for inpatient encounters and outpatient encounters.  Use official coding guidelines and APCs reimbursement expertise to assign appropriate ICD-10, CPT-4, and HCPCS diagnoses and procedures. Abide by the Standards of Ethical Coding/AHIMA and adhere to official coding guidelines.  Other responsibilities as determined by the Coding Manager, HIM Director in conjunction with executive management.

    Responsibilities

    Coding of Emergency Department records and diagnostic outpatient accounts.  Completion of charge capture software for Emergency Department accounts.  Abstracting for OSHPD.  Coding inpatient and outpatient surgery accounts when needed.  

    Qualifications

    • Current coding certification - RHIA, RHIT, or CCS
    • 0-1 year of coding experience in acute hospital setting
    • Knowledge and application of ICD-10 classifications, CPT-4 and HCPCS with an accuracy level of 95%.
    • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
    • Excellent computer skills, including Microsoft Office, EHRs, Encoders
    • Analytical/critical thinking and problem solving
    • Knowledge of information privacy laws and high ethical standards

            

    Facility

    Monterey Park Medical Center

    Req ID

    req4469

    Shift

    Days

    Category

    Other

    Position Type

    Regular Full-Time

    Department

    Health Information Mgmt

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